Born and raised in Montreal, Canada, Vivien first became involved with the stock market in 2006, when she started working for RBC Dominion Securities, the Royal Bank of Canada’s full-service brokerage firm. It was at RBC DS that Vivien gained an understanding of commodity investing and became intrigued with how the markets move in direct correlation with the economy.
In 2007, Vivien graduated from Concordia University with a Bachelor of Arts specializing in English Literature. She later enrolled in the Writing and Communications program at Simon Fraser University. Vivien volunteered with the Investing News Network in the spring of 2010, and interned for Momentum Magazine in Vancouver. In the fall of 2010, Vivien began working for the Investing News Network in an official capacity as an assistant editor, where she is constantly learning more about the commodity markets. In the summer of 2011, Vivien was awarded a Certificate in Editing from Simon Fraser University.
Highland Copper Company Inc. (TSXV:HI) has entered into a definitive asset purchase agreement pursuant to which Upper Peninsula Copper Holdings Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Highland, will acquire all of the rights, title and interest of Copper Range Company, a subsidiary of First Quantum Minerals Ltd., in the White Pine copper project located in the Upper Peninsula region of Michigan, U.S.A.
The US Environmental Protection Agency has invoked its authority under the Clean Water Act, taking the first steps to putting an end to the development of the proposed open-pit copper and gold Pebble mine in Alaska.
Copper Mountain Mining Corporation (TSX:CUM) provided investors with an update on the construction of the new permanent secondary crusher at the Copper Mountain mine located in southern British Columbia.
Nevsun Resources Ltd. (TSX:NSU, NYSEMKT:NSU) announced that the maiden open pit mineral resource estimates for the two satellite copper deposits, Hambok and Northwest Zonedeposits, and the updated mineral reserve estimates for the Bisha Main and Harena open pit mines.
Anfield Resources (TSXV:ARY) inked a deal to support a multi-stage plan that will allow it to advance its Arizona-based copper project, Binghampton Copper Queen, and bolster its position in the junior resource space.